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What One Tech-Focused Lawmaker Says Stands in the Way of Modernization

October 20 Rep. Gerry Connolly renewed his call for the federal chief information officer and chief technology officer positions to be filled.

Don’t Bet Against the Baltimore-Washington Area in Amazon’s HQ2 Search

October 19 The region put in multiple bids: one from D.C., one from Baltimore and a joint proposal from two Northern Virginia counties.

Microsoft Cloud Can Now Host Classified Pentagon Data

October 17 The Defense Department will be able to send data that requires a secret-level security clearance to view to the company’s cloud.

House Passes FITARA Enhancement Act

October 11 The bill, which passed 418 to 0, would get rid of some of the sunsetting provisions of the original FITARA.

Getting the Most Out of Data Centers

October 11 Lessons learned from federal agencies as they shutter old systems.

Congress' Week: Data Breaches, Kaspersky and Murderers with Security Clearances

October 6 Amid tackling a series of high-profile data breaches, Congress moved along important IT legislation and aims to address whether criminals are actually ...

Senate Panel Passes FITARA Extension in Block of IT Bills

October 4 Other legislation includes a mandate for agencies to create mobile-friendly websites and to report on the security clearance backlog.

FedRAMP’s Tailored Baseline is Here

September 28 The program offers a faster, cheaper path for certifying low-risk cloud services for agencies.

The Future the US Military is Constructing: a Giant, Armed Nervous System

September 27 Service chiefs are converging on a single strategy for military dominance: connect everything to everything.